Record Details

NHER Number:1338
Type of record:Monument
Name:Green Bank

Summary

An east to west aligned trackway on the line of the Ringstead and Holme next the Sea parish boundary. It is located on a slope above the coastal plain and it has been suggested that it might be a prehistoric ridgeway.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71489 42105
Map Sheet:TF74SW
Parish:HOLME NEXT THE SEA, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
RINGSTEAD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Believed by R. R. Clarke (NCM) to be an ancient ridgeway.
E. Rose (NAU/NLA).

An east to west aligned track between a road called 'Peddar's Way' in Ringstead and the Holme to Summerfield road. The Ringstead/Holme next the Sea parish boundary follows its route. It is located on reasonably high land (between 40m and 50m above Ordnance Datum), with land sloping down to the coastal plain to the north and slightly higher land to the south.
Information from (S1).
D. Robertson (NLA) 18 May 2006.

Monument Types

  • RIDGEWAY (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Higher Level Stewardship
  • Higher Level Stewardship

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Ringstead/Holme next the Sea.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 2000. Ordnance Survey 1:10,000 map (revised 2000).

Related records - none

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